Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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Found 7 result(s)
June 9, 2009

The case involved a 2005 contract between a Hungarian company (“OAM”) and a Swiss company (“FUCHS”), according to which OAM’s electric steel plant was to be modernized by FUCHS. Various provisions were adopted as to the payment of instalments and also with regard to the acceptance of the work.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_108/2009
Original language: 
German
Published: 
28 ASA Bull 553 (2010)
also see 3 SwissIntArbRep 281 (2009)
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October 21, 2009

Under Swiss law, a judgment of the Federal Tribunal - or of any other court - can be the object of a request that it should be clarified or rectified whenever its holding is unclear, incomplete or ambiguous.

Case information

Docket number: 
4G_2/2009
Original language: 
German
Published: 
28 ASA Bull 668 (2010)
also see 3 SwissIntArbRep 483 (2009)
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Counsel
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February 11, 2010

The case involved two companies, the names of which are omitted, as is standard practice for the Federal Tribunal. However, a clerical mistake on the Court’s website indicates that the Respondent was Aventis and the Appellant was an Israeli company.

 

The dispute involved a distribution agreement pursuant to which an ICC arbitration was initiated in Zurich in 2006. The Arbitral Tribunal was composed of Rudolf Fiebinger as chairman, with Uriel Lynn, Jodk Wicki as arbitrators.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_444/2009
Original language: 
German
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June 3, 2013

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_133/2013
Original language: 
German
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June 27, 2013
The case involved a contract between a Canadian mining company and a German consulting firm containing an ICC arbitration clause with jurisdiction in Zürich. A dispute arose as to the payment of the fee and the German consultant started arbitral proceedings in Zürich. The ICC appointed Hansjörg Stutzer as sole arbitrator and he issued an award in January 2013 upholding the claim.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_95/2013
Original language: 
German
Published: 
32 Asa Bull 48 (2014)
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Counsel
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September 2, 2014

The case involved a lengthy dispute concerning a brewery in Algeria. The original contract was signed in 1999 and it contained an arbitration clause in favour of a three-member tribunal of the International Commercial and Industrial Arbitration Court (CARICI), a little-known arbitral institution in Geneva, dissolved as of December 31, 2011.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_606/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
33 ASA Bull 614 (2015)
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July 23, 2012

This quite interesting opinion involved two arbitrations. The first was a BIT arbitration which led to an award of July 1st, 2009 ordering the state concerned (the Kingdom of Thailand) to pay € 29.21 million to a German company pursuant to the BIT between Thailand and Germany. That award is available on the Internet (www.iareporter.com) and the arbitral tribunal comprised Marc Lalonde, Jayavadh Bunnag, and Ian Barker as chairman.
 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_570/2011
Original language: 
French
Parties
Appellant: 
Counsel
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